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18-August-2013
18-August-2013

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth

Netherlands and Netherlands East Indies Memorial commemorates men and women of the Netherlands who joined in the defence of Australia 1941-1945 during World War Two.

Location

Address:George & Alice Streets, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.474722
Long: 153.026944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

The Royal Netherlands Navy and Naval Air Service

Plaque 2 :

The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army

Plaque 3 :

The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force

Plaque 4 :

The Netherlands Merchant Navy

Plaque 5 :

The civilian population of the Dutch East Indies
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Back Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL RECOGNIZES THOSE MEN AND WOMEN FROM THE NETHERLANDS AND THE NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES , WHO JOINED THE PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA IN THE DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE YEARS 1941 - 1945.

OPDAT WIJ NIET VERGETEN

Plaque :

The Netherlands and Netherlands East Indies
     Memorial was officially unveiled by

The Honourable Robert Schwarten MP
Minister for Public Works, Housing and Racing
                     and
            Dr Hans Sondaal
Ambassador for the Netherlands
                      on
              4 May 2004

Captain Kusper Kuiper Consul to the Netherlands Queensland
Mal Grierson Director General Department of Public Works

Source: MA
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